The Barcol Impressor is a simple, portable hardness tester that is used by industrial and commercial customers. The Impressor has been a standard in the industry for testing raw material or field testing of final products, such as fiberglass panels, plastic extrusions, aluminum profiles, and related materials. Compliant with the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA1932, the Impressor is a proven device for field testing of fire ladders after being exposed to high temperatures.
Fire Department Ladders
Rubber or Leather
Portable: The Impressor is a convenient tool for testing the hardness of aluminum, aluminum alloys, copper, brass and other materials including plastics and fiberglass. The instrument is designed for use on fabricated parts and assemblies as well as on raw stock. Easy to use: No experience required; can be used in any position and in any space that will allow for the operator's hand. The hardness reading is instantly indicated on the dial, which is divided into one hundred graduations. No waiting, pre-loading or separate measurements. Light weight: The impressor weighs only 1 lb. 2 oz. and comes complete with carrying case, adjusting wrench and two spare indenter points, 2 lb. 8oz.